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Data on Falls in California Sorted by County Profile of CA Falls – Christy Nishita , Ph.D and In Hee Choi, PhD Falls Among Older Adults: Public Health Surveillance Issue – In Hee Choi, PhD , Roger B. Trent, Ph.D. , Christy M. Nishita, Ph.D. , and Jon Pynoos, Ph.D.

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Technical Assistance Briefs

Technical Assistance Brief #1 – Implementing Fall Prevention Components with Participants in Community Programs, Gretchen Alkema, PhD Technical Assistance Brief #2 – Integrating Fall Prevention Components into Existing Organizational Structures, Gretchen Alkema, PhD Technical Assistance Brief #3 – Recruitment of Fall Prevention Coalition Members, Katie Mack, MPA, MSG and Julie Overton, MSG/MHA Technical Assistance Brief #4 – Strategic Planning for Coalitions, Katie Mack, MPA, MSG and Julie Overton, MSG/MHA Technical Assistance Brief #5 – Evaluation Basics for Fall Prevention Coalitions and Programs, Gretchen Alkema, PhD ...

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Fall Prevention Summit Proceedings

On December 5-6, 2007, more than 140 invited stakeholders from various fields gathered in Long Beach, California to map out next steps on how California can better address the serious problem of falls in a rapidly growing older adult population.  The Summit Goals were to: 1) increase knowledge about state of the art fall prevention efforts; 2) develop strategies to sustain and replicate promising fall prevention programs; and 3) generate recommendations to improve policies in the areas of Community Programs, Education and Training, Health Care, Healthy Lifestyles and Recreation, and ...

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Presentations of the 2009 ASA/NCO Joint Conference Workshop: Fall Prevention: Translating Knowledge Into Action

California’s Strategies in Fall Prevention – Jon Pynoos, PhD, Co-Director, Fall Prevention Center of Excellence CDC’s Effort in Fall Prevention – Judy Stevens, PhD, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Educational Approaches – Debra J. Rose, PhD, Co-Director, Fall Prevention Center of Excellence Teaching Fall Prevention in California Colleges – Janet C. Frank, DrPH, UCLA Multicampus Program I Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology Model-Building: Evidence, Elements & Evaluation – Laurence Z. Rubenstein, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Fall Prevention Center of ...

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